Women In Business Archives

Chambers USA recognizes Coppersmith Brockelman

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Coppersmith Brockelman, a business law firm in Phoenix, and seven of its lawyers have been recognized in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA, an annual guide to the nation’s best attorneys and legal firms.  The 20-lawyer firm earned rankings in the Labor & Employment and Health Care practice areas, and individual attorneys were named Leaders… Read More →

Phoenix Children’s Hospital names physician in chief

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Stacy Nicholson, MD, MPH, has joined Phoenix Children’s Hospital as Physician in Chief. In this role, he will be accountable for leadership and direction of the medical specialist divisions. Dr. Nicholson will also provide executive oversight to Phoenix Children’s medical education initiatives and programs. Dr. Nicholson will lead a myriad of medical divisions, including: Critical… Read More →

Julie Watters hired as Phoenix Public Info Director

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Julie Watters has been named Phoenix Public Information Director by City Manager Ed Zuercher, following a national recruitment. Watters comes from the city of Glendale where she spent 13 years, most recently as Communications Director. In Phoenix she will oversee the staff handling public information, and the city’s digital media team including the website, social… Read More →

Documentary features Phoenix’s 180 Degrees Automotive

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Back in high school’s trips to the repair shop involved an all-too-common experience: the local mechanic assuming she knew nothing about cars, simply because she’s a woman. Today, she’s not only shattered that stereotype by launching the successful 180 Degrees Automotive in Phoenix – she’s also committed to empowering and educating customers to ensure they… Read More →

Polsinelli adds Melissa Proctor to Corporate and Transactional Practice

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National law firm Polsinelli added Melissa Miller Proctor to its Corporate and Transactional Practice to serve clients from the firm’s Phoenix office. Proctor has extensive experience negotiating and advising manufacturers, retailers (including online retailers), importers and exporters on complex international trade issues involving customs law, export controls, embargoes and economic sanctions, anti-boycott compliance, federal and state… Read More →

GCU names new dean of nursing school

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Dr. Melanie D. Logue, who got her start in nursing as a student at Grand Canyon University, taught in its Family Nurse Practitioner Program and chaired the university’s Doctor of Nursing Practice, has been named dean of the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions. GCU President Brian Mueller and Provost Dr. Hank Radda announced… Read More →

Barnet Dulaney Perkins adds director of HR

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Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center, a leading provider of advanced vision care and surgery, has appointed Jennifer Gibson director of human resources. Gibson is a 15-year veteran of human resources management in various industries including healthcare, manufacturing and employee leasing. Gibson joined Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center from Sunstate Equipment Co. She earned her undergraduate degree… Read More →

Polsinelli’s Melissa Ho will serve on Justice Project board

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Melissa Ho, a shareholder in the Phoenix office of the national law firm Polsinelli, has been asked to serve on the Board of Directors of the Arizona Justice Project (AJP). Since 1998 the Justice Project has been helping to overturn and prevent wrongful convictions in the State of Arizona. It is a non-profit organization whose… Read More →

Abbie Shindler joins Nussbaum Gillis & Dinner as partner

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Nussbaum Gillis & Dinner P.C. is pleased to announce Abbie Shindler has joined the firm’s Scottsdale office as partner. Ms. Shindler is an experienced estate planning and corporate law attorney who assists individuals and families with their various estate planning needs and provides small and medium-size businesses with transactional legal services. Ms. Shindler assists her clients with their… Read More →

Wendi A. Sorensen named to ‘Top 25 Women Attorneys’

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The law firm of Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. today announced that shareholder Wendi A. Sorensen has been named one of the 2015 “Top 25 Women Attorneys in Arizona” by Southwest Super Lawyers.  Sorensen was also named to the prestigious list in 2013.  Sorensen has been selected as a Southwest Super Lawyer for five consecutive years beginning in 2011.   Sorensen has… Read More →

Southwest Super Lawyers: Greenberg Traurig

The Phoenix office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has 19 attorneys on the 2015 Super Lawyers list, an independent rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. In addition, the publication named six Greenberg Traurig attorneys as Southwest Rising Stars. “We are extremely proud of the achievements of our attorneys,”… Read More →

The Jennings Strouss Foundation Supports Girls on the Run

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Jennings, Strouss & Salmon’s charitable foundation, the Jennings Strouss Foundation, recently teamed up with the non-profit organization Girls on the Run as the Presenting Sponsor of its April 26th 5K event. Girls on the Run is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly… Read More →

Southwest Super Lawyers: Sanders & Parks

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Sanders & Parks, P.C. announced that fourteen of its lawyers have been recognized as Southwest Super Lawyers or Rising Stars.  In addition, Bob Bruno, Garrick Gallagher, Winn Sammons and Mark Worischeck were selected to the Southwest Super Lawyers Top 50 list, and Robin Burgess was named a Top 25 Women honoree. Sanders & Parks’ Southwest… Read More →

Southwest Super Lawyers: Jennings Strouss

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Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC, a leading Phoenix-based law firm, announced that twenty-two attorneys have been listed in Southwest Super Lawyers® magazine for 2015, including seven 2015 Southwest Rising Stars.   The Jennings Strouss attorneys listed in 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers are: Gerald W. Alston – Business Litigation Timothy W. Barton – Real Estate David… Read More →